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RE: CAPTCHA information

From: Jonathan Lazar <jonathan_lazar@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 08:56:00 -0700 (PDT)
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Please note, at Towson University, we have been working on accessible CAPTCHA research since 2007. Our most recent captcha product is known as the SoundsRight audio CAPTCHA, it's a replacement only for audio CAPTCHAs, it's easy to use, and it's undergone extensive user testing with blind people. You can read more about the CAPTCHA (and the evaluation) in a paper titled: "The SoundsRight CAPTCHA: An Improved 
Approach to Audio Human Interaction Proofs for Blind Users" in the Proceedings 
of the 2012 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. You can also contact Tim Brooks at tbrooks@towson.edu for more information on adopting the CAPTCHA.

Best wishes,
Jonathan Lazar 

--- On Mon, 9/3/12, ANDERSEN, Leon <Leon.Andersen@fahcsia.gov.au> wrote:

From: ANDERSEN, Leon <Leon.Andersen@fahcsia.gov.au>
Subject: RE: CAPTCHA information [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]
To: "'Lainey Feingold'" <LF@LFLEGAL.COM>, "w3c WAI List" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Date: Monday, September 3, 2012, 7:36 PM


There was an interesting article at sitepoint a while back where a simple solution using hidden fields was used. 
I spoke to one of our developers who thought it had some merit. With the community of experts out there on this list surely someone would like to have a go
 at this. 
We are an Australian Government department and currently use recaptcha, which in my opinion is one of the better ones but is still lacking. In the pursuit of
 making all of our sites WCAG2.0 compliant, current CAPTCHA solutions are going to keep us from getting there. 
It would be great to have a solution that has been developed and tested (thinking of all those AT users on the list) by the accessibility experts.   



From: Lainey Feingold [mailto:LF@LFLEGAL.COM]

Sent: Monday, 3 September 2012 10:32 AM

To: w3c WAI List

Subject: CAPTCHA information 


Question:  What is the single best resource to provide corporations who have an inaccessible visual CAPTCHA, are new to the issue of accessibility, still want a CAPTCHA, and are interested in an audio or logic alternative.  (Yes - we tell
 everyone to get rid of CAPTCHAs!) 


Thanks for current resources.  This is becoming more of an issue because the audio option on reCAPTCHA (by Google) is currently indecipherable.  (how can we fix that?!?) 






Lainey Feingold 

Law Office of Lainey Feingold 




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